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Re: Subjects as Literals

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 11:03:13 -0500
Cc: Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8B6390CD-E1F6-47F4-86DD-6B512FAB21EC@ihmc.us>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>

On Jul 6, 2010, at 9:23 PM, David Booth wrote:

> On Tue, 2010-07-06 at 20:45 +0200, Henry Story wrote:
> [ . . . ]
>> foaf:knows a rdf:Property .
>>
>> Well we can dereference foaf:knows to find out what it means. This is
>> the canonical way to find it's meaning, and is the initial  
>> procedure we
>> should use to arbitrate between competing understandings of its  
>> meaning.
>
> Right.  The document you get upon dereferencing -- the "follow your
> nose" document -- acts as a URI declaration.[1]
>
> 1. http://dbooth.org/2007/uri-decl/

Just to clarify, that is David's idea and his suggestion. It seems  
like a sensible idea, in many ways. It seems to reflect some current  
practice. But it is not part of the current RDF spec., and it is  
controversial.

Pat

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> David Booth, Ph.D.
> Cleveland Clinic (contractor)
> http://dbooth.org/
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> Opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not  
> necessarily
> reflect those of Cleveland Clinic.
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